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Education

  • School board hears audit report

    The LaRue County School System ended fiscal year 2013 with a cash balance of $9.8 million, according to an audit prepared by Stiles, Carter & Associates, P.S.C.
    During the year, the district improved its financial position by $131,000, according to Philip Logsdon, a certified public accountant with SCA.
    Logsdon presented the audit at the school board’s Oct. 21 meeting.
    The general fund had $18 million in revenue through state SEEK funds, state on-behalf payments for retirement and health insurance and property, utilities and motor vehicle taxes.

  • Applications accepted for ECTC board

    Nominations to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Board of Directors are now being accepted. Two positions have been created by term expiration.
    Information from all applicants will be presented to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Nominating Commission at its next meeting.   
    Applications can be requested from Cindy Cannon, deputy director, Boards and Commissions, by calling 502-564-2611 or by email at cindy.cannon@ky.gov. Applications can be accessed at www.kentucky.gov.

  • Cassady Crim nominated for WKU Homecoming Queen

    Cassady Crim of Hodgenville, the daughter of John Crim and Kelly Finlay, was a candidate for Homecoming queen at Western Kentucky University Saturday. She was sponsored by Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society.

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Students, staff accept Rachel's Challenge

    The legacy of kindness and compassion left by Rachel Scott, the first person killed in the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, reached LaRue County High School on Oct. 21.

    On that day, students learned about Rachel – her ideas and ideals – they experienced “Rachel’s Challenge,” a program that promotes the ideas that the victim cherished during her short life.

  • PHOTO: Scout's scholarship fund

    LaRue County Middle and High School football teams collected donations at the first high school scrimmage and sold shirts in memory of their late coach, Nathan McCurry. The money was donated to Nathan’s daughter, Scout, for her scholarship fund at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. From left are LCMS football players Kane Harris, Brandon Cecil, Noah Thompson and Ty Morris, Katie McDowell of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, and Scout McCurry.

  • ECTC board of directors accepting nominations

     Nominations to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Board of Directors are now being accepted. Two positions have been created by term expiration.

    Information from all applicants will be presented to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Nominating Commission at its next meeting.  

    Applications can be requested from Cindy Cannon, deputy director, Boards and Commissions, by calling 502-564-2611 or by email at cindy.cannon@ky.gov. Applications can be accessed at www.kentucky.gov.

  • Superintendent contracts available online

     Last Spring, State Auditor Adam Edelen recommended to the Kentucky Department of Education that it require all school districts to submit the superintendent contract for posting on a publicly-accessible website. The Department of Education accepted that recommendation and all school districts have complied.

    A copy of the contracts for school superintendents is available at http://education.ky.gov/districts/FinRept/Pages/Superintendent-Compensat....

  • Personnel changes heard by school board

    The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations at its Oct. 21 meeting:

    Employment of:

    • Alisha Willian as cafeteria manager at LaRue County High School.

    • Janet Long as United Way Tutor for Kids’ Crew

    • Regina McDowell as part-time instructional assistant at HES

    • Christy Robbins as food service assistant at LCHS

    • Jeanie Cox as ESS math interventionist at LCMS

    • Melika Menard as part-time instructional monitor at Kids’ Crew

  • School Calendar - Oct. 23, 2013

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  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Schools observe Red Ribbon Week

     LaRue County Schools are focusing on different aspects of student health as both district family resource centers and the district’s youth service coordinate Red Ribbon Week.